News of Note—T-Mobile at Trump hotel; Sigfox executive shuffle and more

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The departure of high-profile executives at Sigfox continues. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Nine top executives from T-Mobile booked reservations at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., one day after it was announced that T-Mobile’s merger with Sprint would require the administration’s approval. The Hill article

> The departure of high-profile executives at Sigfox continues. Light Reading article

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> FCC Chairman Ajit Pai refused a Democratic lawmaker's request to immediately address a privacy scandal involving wireless carriers, saying that it can wait until after the government shutdown is over. Ars Technica article

> Korean carrier KT is showcasing the capabilities of 5G technology through a special bus service in central Seoul. RCR Wireless News article

> Apple quietly began taking orders for battery-equipped cases for all three 2018 iPhone models: iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. Ars Technica article

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